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Liverpool Set To Offload Fringe Players In Summer Clearout

BLACKBURN, ENGLAND - JULY 19: Divock Origi of Liverpool at Ewood Park on July 19, 2018 in Blackburn, England. (Photo by James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images)

Liverpool could be set for a significant summer clear-out in the coming weeks as they look to trim their squad. The Reds have added Naby Keita, Fabinho, Xherdan Shaqiri and Alisson Becker over the course of this summer – and while that quartet set Liverpool back £170m, the clearout is more about streamlining the squad rather than a need to …

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Watford’s Richarlison Closing In On £50m Everton Move

WATFORD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 19: Richarlison de Andrade of Watford celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Premier League match between Watford and West Ham United at Vicarage Road on November 19, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Richarlison looks set to become Everton’s first signing of the summer in the very near future. The Watford forward has undergone a medical with the Toffees on Monday ahead of completing a deal which could reach a club-record £50m. SKY SOURCES: Richarlison passes medical at @Everton & is expected to complete move from @WatfordFC on Tuesday morning. #SSN pic.twitter.com/2YNlULx4mN — Sky Sports …

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Five Major Challenges Facing Jose Mourinho And Manchester United

SANTA CLARA, CA - JULY 22: The Manchester United starting lineup poses together prior to the start of their exhibition game against the San Jose Earthquakes at Levi's Stadium on July 22, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho’s first press conference on Man United’s tour of the United States was the perfect antidote for the happy carnival that was the World Cup. Over the course of that brilliant month, we almost came to the realisation that football is supposed to be a happy experience, before Jose barged back into our lives and reminded everyone that it is …

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Mesut Ozil’s Agent Issues Fiery Response In Row With Bayern’s Uli Hoeness

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Oezil of Germany looks on prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images)

The agent of Mesut Ozil has given a strong response to Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness’ scathing reaction to his client’s international retirement. The Arsenal playmaker called time on his Germany career in a strongly-worded statement at the weekend – citing, in particular, a racist undercurrent towards him in the guise of actual criticism of his performances. Hoeness, however, believes …

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Alisson, Neymar And The Most Expensive XI In Football History

Liverpool broke the bank last week to make Brazilian international Alisson Becker the most expensive goalkeeper of all time. The former Roma man made the switch to Anfield in a deal that could be worth up to £65m, surpassing the record that Gianluigi Buffon had held for 17 years. Indeed, the deal also represents the second position for which Liverpool …

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New Chelsea Boss Sarri Accused Of “Dismantling” Napoli Squad

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Chelsea Unveil New Head Coach Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge on July 14, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has been accused of trying to dismantle the Napoli squad by club president Aurelio De Laurentiis. Sarri had been in charge of the Serie A club for three seasons before making the move to Stamford Bridge with the Italian taking highly-rated midfielder Jorginho to London with him. The transfer seemed to go without a hitch and was …

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Klopp Defends Liverpool Spending: “Nobody Forgets What You Say”

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has defended the club’s spending following the re-emergence of comments from 2016 where the German criticised Manchester United over their move for Paul Pogba. Speaking to the Liverpool Echo, Klopp dismissed the idea that he was being hypocritical in his spending following Liverpool’s record-breaking £67 million move for Roma keeper Alisson. “That’s the problem these days, hey? …

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Done Deal: Leicester Sign Goalkeeper Danny Ward From Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Danny Ward of Liverpool during a training session at Melwood Training Ground on February 12, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Welsh international goalkeeper Danny Ward has joined Leicester City on a four-year deal from Premier League rivals Liverpool. Coach Claude Puel already has Denmark’s Kasper Schmeichel as his first choice ‘keeper but the 25-year-old Ward adds back-up. #lcfc have agreed terms with Liverpool for the transfer of goalkeeper Danny Ward ??#WelcomeWard ➡️ https://t.co/2CC0eNcLGr pic.twitter.com/raVR2abdUW — Leicester City (@LCFC) July 20, 2018 …

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James McClean Closing In On £6m Championship Switch

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 02: A dejected James McClean of West Bromwich Albion after going from 0-1 to ending the match 2-1 during the Premier League match between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion at London Stadium on January 2, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Fradgley - AMA/WBA FC via Getty Images)

James McClean’s West Bromwich Albion career looks set to come to an end in the very near future. The Irish international arrived at Stoke City’s Clayton Wood training ground on Friday morning, with a view to completing a £5m (plus an additional £1m in add-ons) move to the fellow Championship side as per regional outlets Stoke Sentinel and Express and Star. Assuming the …

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Aston Villa On The Verge Of Middle-Eastern Takeover [Report]

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 03: Crest detail of Aston Villa bench is seen prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on October 3, 2015 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Aston Villa’s financial problems could soon be at an end, with reports of a Middle Eastern takeover gathering momentum. As per reports on Friday morning, Villa are in advanced negotiations over a deal which would see current owner Tony Xia agree to a full sale of the financially-struggling club. #avfc in advanced negotiations with a Middle East consortium, believed to …

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Done Deal: Liverpool Confirm The World-Record Signing Of Alisson Becker

It’s official – Liverpool now possess the most expensive goalkeeper of all time. The Premier League side have confirmed the signing of Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson Becker from AS Roma. The fee, previously reported as €75m all-in, will instead be worth a maximum of €72.5m (€62.5m + €10m in add-ons), as confirmed by the Serie A side. ?? x ?https://t.co/t4msWAm2sU pic.twitter.com/jTq9gqOFI4 — …

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